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Max Ernst

Above, in the midst of the night, glides the day, invisible bird.

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Maximilien Ernst was born in Brhl (Germany) in 1891; he studied in Bonn: philosophy, history of art and psychiatry. He began drawing very early. After the war, Ernst adhered to the Dada movement in Cologne. After a first personal exhibition organized in 1921, he settled down in Paris (1922). Two years later, he was one of the cosignatories for the "Manifesto of . . .

18 work(s) available / 2 "Ladies of my street" work(s)

Judith, Plate IV
La lumire descend...
Sentinelles muettes...
Journal d'un...
Le surralisme,...
The sculptures
Les Malheurs des...
The air washed with...
Without title III
Hybrid I
La ballade du soldat
Gallery Alphonse...
XXe sicle, Homage
Maeght issue
Over the mills
Maeght issue
For surrealism
Maeght issue
The birds

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* L'oeuvre sculpt 1913-1961 , A. Bosquet, Ed. Le point cardinal, 1961 * Collagen, Inventar und Widerspruch , Verner Spies, M. Du Mont Schauberg Verlag, 1974 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Max Ernst, S. Alexandrian, coll. La Septime Face du d, Ed. Filipacchi, 197
  • Max Ernst, rtrospective , W. Spies, Gal. nationales du Grand Palais, 1975
  • Max Ernst, crits et oeuvre grav , I. R. C. avec l'tranger, Stuttgart, 1980
  • Max Ernst, L. Derenthal, J. Pech, coll. Diffusion N.E.F, Ed. Casterman, 1992
  • Max Ernst , MNAM, Paris, 1998
  • Max Ernst, cat. d'expo., Ed. Galerie Malingu, Paris, 2003
  • Max Ernst, vie et uvre, W. Spies, Ed. Centre Pompidou, 2007
  • M. Ernst, l'imagier des potes , J. Drost & autres, PU Paris-Sorbonne, 2008
  • Une semaine de bont頻, coll., cat. d'expo., Muse d'Orsay, Ed. Gallimard, 2009
  • Max Ernst rtrospective, collectif, Ed. Hatje Cantz, 2013
To read from the artist :
  • Une semaine de bont , J.-J. Pauvert, 1963
  • Ecritures, Ed. Gallimard, Paris, 1970
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Art movements

  • + DADAISM / 1916-1924 / Erwin Blumenfeld, Marcel Duchamp, Marcel Janco, Kurt Schwitters, Sophie Taueber-Arp, etc.
  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
  • + ATELIER 17 / 1927-1965 / Anton Prinner, Mauricio Lasansky, Jacques Lipchitz, Mark Rothko, etc.
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